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Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it... I can resist everything but temptation.
I can resist everything except temptation.
It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others: or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own.
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
I never resist temptation, because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me.
George Bernard Shaw
It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.
A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist.
When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers of forgiveness in my life, reminding me that I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
Love is easy, and I love writing. You can't resist love. You get an idea, someone says something, and you're in love.
As long as I retain my feeling and my passion for Nature, I can partly soften or subdue my other passions and resist or endure those of others.
One can resist the invasion of an army but one cannot resist the invasion of ideas.
Over the years I've seen people lose a spouse and then withdraw and lose interest in life, and I believe we need to resist that.
It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
Leonardo da Vinci
I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment.
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
No one can resist the idea of a crippled genius.
We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones.
Honest discussions - even and perhaps especially on topics about which we disagree - can help us resist hypocrisy and arrogance. They can also help us live up to the basic ideals, such as liberty and justice for all, on which our country was founded.
David E. Price
When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when it be obeyed.
A lot of people resist transition and therefore never allow themselves to enjoy who they are. Embrace the change, no matter what it is; once you do, you can learn about the new world you're in and take advantage of it.
Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world.
Heroes are those who can somehow resist the power of the situation and act out of noble motives, or behave in ways that do not demean others when they easily can.
What rights are those that dare not resist for them?
Alfred Lord Tennyson
In a novel you have to resist the urge to tell everything.
J. K. Rowling
The liberally educated person is one who is able to resist the easy and preferred answers, not because he is obstinate but because he knows others worthy of consideration.
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